BIRTHH Florence ITALY4.80 2.80 Hushed, dark and emotional, singer-songwriter Alice Bisi creates layered, moody pop songs. Similar to bands like Daughter.
Little Daylight New York NY4.71 0.90 Pop-synth with sweet and sugary female vocals.
AURORA Oslo NORWAY4.67 4.10 Cute, a little strange and passionate pop from a unique singer/songwriter.
Seinabo Sey Stockholm SWEDEN4.57 4.50 Soulful Pop that blends gospel and big beats.
Jain Paris FRANCE4.50 0.00 French pop with a soulful female voice at the head
MisterWives New York NY4.44 4.05 Soul-influenced indie pop with powerful female vocals.
Great Good Fine Ok Brooklyn NY4.44 3.55 Electro pop with falsetto male vocals. One of the band members wears map-themed garments to great effect.
Years & Years London UK-ENGLAND4.43 4.65 Danceable, melodic electro-pop slightly reminiscent of MJ in the vocals. Eventually this will probably draw a younger crowd of screaming tweens but maybe us old-folks can get a good SXSW show in before that happens.
GEMS Washington DC4.33 0.45 Darker dream pop that layers vocals, synth, and hazy guitars to sexy result.